Leak from line caused blast

February 27, 2001 PRESCOTT (AP) - An explosion at a house that killed a 4-year-old boy was apparently caused by a leak from a natural gas line outside the home that had been "damaged by an outside source," according

Early voting debate not over

February 27, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The early-voting debate is far from over. After a House committee advanced a bill setting statewide standards last week, the sponsor decided it needed another look.

Housing agenices to share $1.5 million

February 27, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Public housing authorities in four Arkansas cities and one county will share in $1,500,271 awarded by the federal Housing and Urban Development, Arkansas' two senators said today

Housing agenices to share $1.5 million

February 27, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Public housing authorities in four Arkansas cities and one county will share in $1,500,271 awarded by the federal Housing and Urban Development, Arkansas' two senators said today

Commission approves bond refinancing

February 27, 2001 Members of the Batesville Utility Commission will meet with the Batesville City Council tonight and request approval of a measure supporting refinancing outstanding water and sewer revenue bonds th

Panel takes up tobacco settlement plan

February 27, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The legislative budget panel demanded additional information Monday to flesh out details about costs associated with creating research facilities in implementing Arkansas' $1.6 b

Administration ready to ease sanctions on Iraq

February 27, 2001 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Based on soundings in the Arab world, Secretary of State Colin Powell is preparing to recommend that curbs on exporting civilian goods to Iraq be eased but tight controls be

Panel takes up tobacco settlement plan

February 27, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The legislative budget panel demanded additional information Monday to flesh out details about costs associated with creating research facilities in implementing Arkansas' $1.6 b